The variety shows “Thought Bomb” and Ginny Nightshade and Will Smalley’s “The Getaway”; second annual Salsa Squared celebration; sixth Run & Ride at CambridgeSide; and second Cambridge Jazz Festival.
Glitterotica 2: Revenge of The Glitter” burlesque, dance and drag with live music; Cambridge Arts River Festival and Peoples Sculpture Racing; New School of Music concerts; U.S. Air Guitar qualifier round; and The Very Best Malawian-Swedish pop band.
The “river” part of the 36th annual Cambridge Arts River Festival is more conceptual than literal this year, but it still brings a steady stream of entertainment, cuisine and community along Massachusetts Avenue in the Central Square Cultural District.
A weekly evening food truck event will take place every Wednesday at 5 p.m. starting June 3, featuring five food trucks and a beer garden in the Landsdowne Quad, at Pilgrim and Blanche streets.
Councillors voted Monday to approve zoning allowing a 195-foot tower overlooking Jill Brown-Rhone Park in Central Square, citing the need for more housing and affordable housing, with only councillors Dennis Carlone and Nadeem Mazen voting in opposition.
The Mass+Main got substantial technical changes and saw one section removed entirely, with the Planning Board chairman suggesting it should have been completely rewritten and shouldn’t have gotten so far along in the process.
The Twining/Normandy project, on the face of it, appears to be to the benefit of residents in need of affordable housing in Cambridge but will almost certainly have unintended and unforeseen consequences.
Before a final vote on the Mass+Main project’s zoning, likely to be May 18, comes tonight’s Planning Board meeting.
Revisions and analysis were posted just before close of business Thursday, five days before the Planning Board is scheduled to discuss the Central Square proposal.
There’s a cancer eating away at the integrity of our civic governance. And it begins, as it often does, with money – money channeled from developers to our city councillors.